“If David Bowie could be here tonight … he probably wouldn’t be here,” Hall said while accepting the award.
Michael C. Hall at the Brit Awards, February 22, 2017
At the 2017 Brit Awards on Wednesday night, David Bowie received the honor of best male solo artist for his 2016 album, Blackstar.
Accepting the award on behalf of the late singer was actor Michael C.
Hall. Hall starred on Broadway last year in the musical Lazarus, based
on Bowie’s 1976 film The Man Who Fell to Earth, and has performed tributes to Bowie in the past, including a performance at the 2016 Mercury Prize ceremony.